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Setting up a Forensic Workstation

by Robert McMillen

This course will teach you how to prepare a workstation for forensic analysis using virtual machines, hardware and software tools.

What you'll learn

Setting up a forensic case can be tedious. In this course, Create a Forensic Workstation, you’ll learn how to create a workstation that can be used in forensic analysis. This includes understanding virtual machines, installing and using forensic tools, and how to properly backup and recover sensitive data. Next, you’ll learn about chain of custody when analyzing data, virtual machine checkpoints and sandboxing applications for forensic use. Finally, you’ll learn how to use specific forensic applications to analyze the data and create a report for those who have initiated the investigation.

About the author

Professor Robert McMillen is a networking consultant with over 50 technical certifications. He has an MBA where he teaches Windows Server Administration at two colleges, and has earned his MCSE and MCT from Microsoft. Robert McMillen is the president and founder of All Tech 1, a Portland-based network consulting company. Robert has over 20 years of experience in network engineering and earned certifications from companies like Microsoft, Checkpoint, IBM, and Cisco. He also hosts a weekly syndi... more

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